Meetings & Events
It’s the waterfront meeting destination hotel you’ve been waiting for.
Create a memorable event at the all-new Beaufort Hotel. Located on the Southern Outer Banks, the hotel offers a unique meeting destination on the Crystal Coast of Eastern North Carolina. Our conference space will appeal to businesses and organizations seeking a unique environment for their meetings. The Rachel Carson Ballroom can accommodate up to 300 people. The Beaufort Hotel is the premier waterfront wedding venue on the Crystal Coast for receptions and ceremonies.
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Unparalleled Meetings & Events in Eastern North Carolina
Contact our dedicated Events Manager to oversee the smooth running of your event. We can create a special event package to fit your style and your budget.
Discover Meeting Venues & Floor Plans
Explore our floor plans & seating charts for your unparalleled meeting or event at the Beaufort Hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member. A creative design concept and floor plan allows our highly skilled event staff to offer a personalized experience for our guests – one that suits their style and needs.
Rachel Carson Ballroom
Divisible into four sections, the Rachel Carson Ballroom is the premier meeting space in Carteret County with 4,378 square feet of function space. It accommodates 300 people for a seated dinner or standup receptions for 500. This stylish ballroom can host business meetings with 228 attendees in a classroom-style setting and 480 theatre style.
Rachel Carson Ballroom Salons
Appropriately named after the marshes on Rachel Carson Reserve , Horse Island, Bird Schoal, Carrot Island, and Town Marsh are the names of each of the four salons of the grand ballroom. Each individual salon offers 1,095 square feet of dining space for 72 people and 112 for receptions.
Just outside the Rachel Carson Ballroom, this pre-function space provides additional flexibility for your event.The unique indoor and outdoor space is 2,850 square feet of flexible function space for cocktail receptions, registration and tabletop displays. This space is ideal for groups up to 140 people.
The Board Room
With a custom-made board table and over-sized plush chairs, comfort is evident in the overall design of our elegant Board Room. This special room was designed to offer a unique combination of comfort and technological convenience. With an abundance of natural sunlight, this is the ideal meeting room for either a continental breakfast or a working lunch for up to 10.
Located on the banks of Taylor’s Creek, the Outdoor Pavilion offers over 1,100 square feet of function space with beautiful views of Rachel Carson Reserve, home to over 30 wild horses. This venue provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for meetings, receptions, weddings, ceremonies, dinners, and team building. Ideal for receptions up to 110 people and seated events for 90.
With views of Rachel Carson Reserve and Taylor’s Creek, the Shackleford Room offers an abundance of natural sunlight. This room is ideal for hosting private corporate luncheons, dinners and breakout space for up to 50 people and receptions for 100. The room has a private entrance to the outdoor patio.
Located on the second floor of The BoatHouse at Front Street Village, the Marlin room offers 1,080 square feet of event space and can accommodate 80 people for a seated event and receptions for 140. Guests can walk out on the Lookout Deck and see some incredible water views.
The Great Lawn
From events to tents, the Great Lawn at the Beaufort Hotel is ideal venue for large gatherings. From weddings to major events, our event planners can customize the Great Lawn to meet your needs and the size of your group. The well-groomed and level lawn makes this a unique outdoor wedding & event venue that can easily accommodate groups up to 1,000.
|Meeting Room||Ft. 2||Banquet||Reception||Classroom||Theater||Conference||U-Shape|
|Rachel Carson Ballroom||4,378||300||500||228||480||—||—|
|Pre-Function Area (Indoors)||2,850||—||140||—||—||—||—|
|Rachel Carson Ballroom||Ft. 2||Banquet||Reception||Classroom||Theater||Conference||U-Shape|
“It’s worth the trip! I am a meeting planner and was checking it out for a potential board meeting. This hotel is something that Carteret County has always needed! The rooms are beautiful. No detail was missed in the décor. The bathrooms are very spacious and chic. The service in the restaurant was fabulous and the food delicious. It was only topped off by the view!”
— Kymberly D.
- Flexible SpaceBoasting over 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space within our indoor and outdoor waterfront space.
- Custom MenusWhether simple or spectacular, our staff can customize your banquet menu to complement the vision for your meeting or event.
- Full-Service Bar ServiceEnjoy our full-service catering and bar service to give your guests the ultimate luxury experience at our waterfront venue.
Communication & Entertainment
Concealed Projection Screens
Audio Visual Equipment
Microphones & iPod Sources
Background Music Capability
On-Site Event Manager
Dedicated Events Manager
Personalized Event Attention
Food & Beverages
Custom Banquet Menus
Full-Service Catering & Bar Service
Creative Meeting Breaks